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· February, 2007

Stories about Indonesia from February, 2007

Indonesia: Fertility in Indonesia

Indonesia Matters has a break down of the fertility rates in Indonesia by religion and ethnicities.

Indonesia: Citizen Diplomat

Maverick Indonesia blogs about meeting an Indonesian diplomat and his ideas of a citizen diplomat. “But most important is what Aula calls the second track diplomacy. Any Indonesian can be...

Indonesia: Another Adam Air Mishap

Unspun writes about another accident that involves the private airline Adam Air where one of it's plane was forced to do a hard landing resulting in structural damage. Last month...

Malaysia: Moral Police

Unspun compares the religious moral policing in Malaysia with the relatively liberal attitude in Indonesia.

Indonesia: Fair Deal for Jakarta's Chinese

Indonesia Matters writes about Jakarta's governor wanting his city to end discrimination by making it easier for the Chinese to get official papers.

Indonesia: Israeli Scholar Warns Australia on Indonesian Immigrants

Indonesia Matters has a post on an Israeli scholar currently teaching in Australia. The professor is asking Australia to tighten its immigration policies to prevent Indonesian Muslim immigrants.

Indonesia: Jakarta Flooding

The Java Jive has posted images of from his flood affected neighbourhood in Jakarta. The blogger also describes how he and other Jakarta residents coped with the floods.

Indonesia: Virus Samples at a Price is hosting a discussion on Indonesia's decision to sell the Avian Flu virus samples to a biotech company rather that passing it freely to the World Health Organization. Notes...

Music Video On South East Asian Haze

Malaysian blogger Kean-Jim Lim introduced this music video made by some Malaysians protesting the haze brought about by slash and burn agriculture in nearby Indonesian island of Sumatra. This MV...

Indonesia: Anti-Chinese Violence in Indonesia

Indonesia Matters points to a new book on Anti-Chinese violence that took place during the mid to late nineties in Indonesia.

Indonesia: Delay in Official Relief Efforts

Unspun wonders what kept the trade minister from organising relief for the people affected by the floods in Jakarta. “Four days after the massive floods begin, nearly 200,000 made homeles,...

Indonesia: Floods that Paralysed the Capital and its People

Indonesia again gets international media intention for yet another natural disaster. This time the capital Jakarta has gone through the worst floods in five years. The floods paralysed everything –...

Indonesia: Floods in Jakarta

Unspun in Jakarta posts a message from a local NGO trying to help the people affected by the latest floods in the Indonesian capital. “As I write this the skies...

Indonesia: Jihad is a Sin

Indonesia Matters highlights quotes by a cleric from Central Sulavesi who feels that Jihad as mentioned in Quranic context is no longer relevent today.

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